Nevada Athletics Media Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0575

Scope and Contents

The Athletics Media Records include athletes' flyers, game programs, histories of sports at the University; information about University President Joe Crowley's term as NCAA President, memorabilia, posters, and newspaper clippings. Of particular interest is the Reno Gazette-Journal souvenir guide for the grand opening of the Lawlor Events Center and an Associated Women Students' dance card for November 17, 1923.

Two of the videocassettes are about Wolf Pack football player Charles Mann, who was selected as a member of the Nevada All Century Team in 2000. Among the miscellaneous material is an undated, anonymous "University of Nevada TOCSIN" student protest flyer and an Associated Women Students dance card.

Dates

  • 1910-2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

The University of Nevada, Reno, was a member of the Big Sky Conference from 1979-1992, and was in Division I-AA. When it became a member of the Big West Conference in 1992, it moved up to Division I-A. In 2000, it joined the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and later became a member of the Mountain West Conference in 2012.

Charles Mann played defensive end at Nevada from 1979-1982 and was named the 1983 Most Valuable Defensive Lineman in the Big Sky Conference. In 1983 he was drafted in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, with whom he won Super Bowl XXII and Super Bowl XXVI. He signed as a free agent with the San Francisco 49ers in 1994, with whom he won Super Bowl XXIX. He was inducted into the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame in 1995 and selected as a member of the Nevada All Century Team in 2000.

Extent

24.5 Linear Feet (31 boxes, 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The University of Nevada, Reno, was a member of the Big Sky Conference from 1979-1992, and was in Division I-AA. When it became a member of the Big West Conference in 1992, it moved up to Division I-A. In 2000, it joined the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and later became a member of the Mountain West Conference in 2012. The collection includes athlete flyers, game programs, histories of sports at the University; information about University President Joe Crowley's term as NCAA President, memorabilia, posters, and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Administration; 2) Newspaper Clippings and Press Releases; 3) Baseball; 4) Football; 5) Golf; 6) Men's Basketball; 7) Men's and Women's Skiing; 8) Women's Soccer; 9) Softball; 10) Women's Swimming and Diving; 11) Tennis; 12) Track and Field; 13) Women's Volleyballs; 14) Women's Basketball; 15) Video Media

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by the University of Nevada, Reno Athletics Media Office in September 2014. The Nevada Wolf Pack NIT 1979 pin was transferred to this collection from the Barbara Vucanovich Papers (96-54) in 2014.

Related Materials

See also:

AC 0572, Jake Lawlor Scrapbook;

AC 0577, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Records;

AC 0610, Wolf Pack Edge Collection.

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to University Archives photo archives as collection number UNRA-P3630.

Title
Guide to the Nevada Athletics Media Services Records
Status
Completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
November 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)